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Save the Date! Youth Voice, Youth Choice Vote Week Begins in May

What would you do with $700,000 of Seattle’s City budget? Youth get to make that decision by participating in Youth Voice, Youth Choice Vote Week, May 21-29. Youth Voice, Youth Choice is a new participatory budgeting initiative from the City of Seattle in which youth ages 11-25 democratically decide how… [ Keep reading ]

City Begins Participatory Budgeting Initiative “Youth Voice, Youth Choice” with Public Idea Assemblies

Youth Voice, Youth Choice is our new Participatory Budgeting (PB) Initiative, a democratic process where community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget that focuses on engaging people who have not historically been involved in government or budget processes. Last July, Mayor Murray and Councilmember Nick… [ Keep reading ]

City Seeks Steering Committee Members for Youth Participatory Budgeting Program

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking individuals interested in serving on the steering committee of the new Seattle Participatory Budgeting Program(PB). PB is a democratic process through which Seattle youth ages 13-19 decide how to spend part of the City’s budget. In the Mayor’s 2016 Proposed Budget, $500,000 has been… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Youth Commission is Currently Accepting Applications

The City of Seattle is now taking applications for the Seattle Youth Commission, a city commission made up of Seattleites ages 13-19 that address issues of importance to youth. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, youth serving on this commission get a unique opportunity to work with elected… [ Keep reading ]

You are Invited to Participatory Budgeting Forum on January 27

Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a city budget. Councilmember Nick Licata and City Neighborhood Council will co-host a forum on Tuesday, January 27 about how participatory budgeting has worked in other cities, and discuss how it could work… [ Keep reading ]